BEAMER OPERATOR - Extrusion - Hillsville, VA - Hrly

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Mohawk Industries is the leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Pergo, Quick-Step and Unilin. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.


Mohawk Industries, Inc offers a comprehensive compensation package that includes a wide variety of benefit options so that individuals can tailor plans that are right for him or her. Benefits include health care with a prescription card, dental/vision, disability, life insurance, 401(k) plan with company match, employee purchase discounts, tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate programs and much more.


Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.


EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


***Night Shift - 12 hours 8pm - 8am***





  1. Sets tricots behind beamer via powered industrial truck.

  2. Unload/load tricots via overhead crane.

  3. Pulls tricot ends to tie-in rack.

  4. Rack and tie tricot ends using knotter.

  5. Run knots onto loom beam.

  6. Doff full loom beam and replace with empty loom beam.

  7. Operates beamer and observes yarn to detect breaks and tangles.

  8. Repair broken ends, when needed.

  9. Creates beam ticket for each beam doffed.

  10. Insures proper alignment and speed of beamer.

  11. Cuts waste from beam, if necessary.

  12. Operates powered industrial equipment.

  13. Replace empty propane tank on powered industrial truck when necessary.

  14. Changes warp truck battery, when needed.

  15. Operates warp truck.

  16. Adheres to quality standards.

  17. Wears required personal protective equipment for task at hand.

  18. Beamer must be stopped before operator gets into creel behind tricot to get end up.

  19. Only in speed of slow or creep may operator be in creel behind tricot.

  20. Gloves must be worn when handling beams or tricots.

  21. No sitting on motor covers in creel.

  22. When an operator is in creel the other operator needs to be at controls in creel section unless multiple ends are out on various tricots. When this occurs the supervisor or lead person will have someone to assist at the controls.

  23. No operator needs to be under the eye board when machine is running at full speed. Can only be under the eye board when running in creep or slow mode.

  24. No reaching over the chains in the beaming area.

  25. Use UHMW stick to smooth and straighten out ends coming off the tricots or running onto the loom beam while the Beamer is running.

  26. Maintains clean and orderly work area.

  27. Works safely and orderly.

  28. Perform all necessary miscellaneous work pertaining to the above job duties.

  29. Notifies supervision of any hazardous or unsafe work conditions.

  30. Any other duties assigned by management.





Must be able to communicate with co-workers and management as needed to perform job.



Vertical – Ability to reach full arm extension to perform job duties.  


Horizontal – Ability to reach full arms extension to perform job duties.



Must have adequate normal, color vision and depth perception to perform job duties. Ability to utilize both near and far visions while performing job duties. Ability to draw ends through the comb.



Ability to bend, squat, stoop, or kneel throughout a twelve (12) hour shift, as needed.



Ability to make decisions regarding work priorities. Ability to read and understand computer screen charts. Ability to learn computer system instructions. Ability to obtain powered industrial equipment license. Ability to operate overhead crane.




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